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AppleInsider | FDA approves iPad, iPhone radiology app for mobile diagnoses

AppleInsider | FDA approves iPad, iPhone radiology app for mobile diagnoses | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first diagnostic radiology app for use in viewing medical images to make diagnoses using Apple's iPad and iPhone.
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Your Avatar Could Affect the Way You Live

Your Avatar Could Affect the Way You Live | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Do online avatars have any influence on their real-world counterparts? Researchers at the new Virtual Human Interaction Lab (VHIL) at Stanford University think so.
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Anders Ynnerman: Visualizing the medical data explosion

http://www.ted.com Today medical scans produce thousands of images and terabytes of data for a single patient in mere seconds, but how do doctors parse this ...
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Electric Stimulation of the Brain Can Free Your Mind | Fast Company

Electric Stimulation of the Brain Can Free Your Mind | Fast Company | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Yet another example of futuristic plotlines coming to fruition: New scientific research suggests that by stimulating parts of their brains electrically, people can be induced to think more creatively than they normally do.
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Massive Health Uses Big Data, Mobile Phones to Fight Chronic Disease: Tech News and Analysis «

Massive Health Uses Big Data, Mobile Phones to Fight Chronic Disease: Tech News and Analysis « | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Massive Health, a new San Francisco start-up aimed at tackling health care problems, has just raised $2.25 million from a stellar list of investors. The company plans to apply the money toward mobile applications that help users treat chronic diseases using big data, analytics, social and game mechanics.
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How Big is the Counterfeit Drug Industry?

How Big is the Counterfeit Drug Industry? | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Every year the global pharmaceutical drug industry sees a rise in the number of counterfeit drug incidents. The size and scope of this industry is astronomical.
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Vitamin D infographic via Information is Beautiful

Vitamin D infographic via Information is Beautiful | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
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Infographic of the Day: So What If You Don't Sleep Enough? | Co.Design

Infographic of the Day: So What If You Don't Sleep Enough? | Co.Design | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
How many times have you told yourself (especially when you're up at 2 a.m. on a Sunday night): "Eh, it's just sleep." Is it just sleep, though? What happens to your health when you're not sleeping enough?
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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Hit the Forests of Malaysia | Fast Company

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Hit the Forests of Malaysia | Fast Company | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Modern technology is dengue fever's new enemy.
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Cosmetic Surgery Facts from Figures - UK Plastic Surgery Stats, Celebrity Influences on Surgery & More.

Cosmetic Surgery Facts from Figures - UK Plastic Surgery Stats, Celebrity Influences on Surgery & More. | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
The UK has one of the largest growing cosmetic surgery markets in the world. MYA have produced and developed an infographic showing cosmetic surgery facts & statistics from around the world including celebrity influences on surgery, most popular surgery types and which countries are surgery hot beds. Read, Enjoy, Share.
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Ben Heywood: Empowering Patients, Reshaping Health Care

Ben Heywood: Empowering Patients, Reshaping Health Care | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
For patient advocate Ben Heywood, personal experience trumps political rhetoric when it comes to this week's health care repeal vote.
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America's Health Rankings - State Healthstats

Which state has the highest level of air pollution? Unemployment? Which is the most active? The healthiest? See how the states stack up on fifty-one health measures by state, specific categories and time periods.
States are numbered from 1st (best state) to 50th (worst state) for any selected measure
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Une application iPhone pour prévenir le cancer de la peau

Une application iPhone pour prévenir le cancer de la peau | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Prévenir le cancer de la peau ? There's an app for that nous dirait ce cher Steve s'il n'était pas actuellement en arrêt maladie.

Une application intitulée Handyscope permet aujourd'hui de scanner, détecter...
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Walgreens iPhone & Android Apps | Walgreens Mobile Pharmacy, Photo & Shopping

Walgreens iPhone & Android Apps | Walgreens Mobile Pharmacy, Photo & Shopping | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Express Refills by Scan - Point. Scan. Pick up.
Capture a prescription bar code from your phone and we'll have your refill ready to pick up.
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The Great Beyond: US stem cell research harmed by uncertainty

The Great Beyond: US stem cell research harmed by uncertainty | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
The legal tangle over the status of human embryonic stem cell research in the United States has slowed stem cell research as a whole, reports a survey released today in Cell Stem Cell.
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Storyboard: Inside the Battle to Define Mental Illness | Magazine

Storyboard: Inside the Battle to Define Mental Illness | Magazine | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Stick a fork in it: In the long term, the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is done for.
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Le poids de l’obésité dans les pays de l'OCDE

Le poids de l’obésité dans les pays de l'OCDE | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
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Skin and Bones Poster at Street Anatomy

Skin and Bones Poster at Street Anatomy | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Obsessively covering the use of human anatomy in Medicine, Art, and Design
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Health Care Is High on Search Lists - NYTimes.com

The latest Pew study shows many people are trying to learn about medical diseases that involve pain.
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A Device That Scans for Skin Cancer in Seconds | Fast Company

A Device That Scans for Skin Cancer in Seconds | Fast Company | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Scanning the body for cancerous moles is a laborious process; once the doctor has found a mark that looks suspicious, it has to be removed and sent to the lab for testing. But what if there was a simpler way to detect melanoma? A British Columbia-based startup called Verisante Technology thinks it has a solution with the Verisante Aura, a device that can detect melanoma in seconds when held above a suspicious mole.
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foursquare 2010: our year of 3400% growth

foursquare 2010: our year of 3400% growth | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
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A Periodic Table Guide to Google's APIs [Infographic] - ReadWriteCloud

A Periodic Table Guide to Google's APIs [Infographic] - ReadWriteCloud | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Sometimes a picture is the best way to see what a service offers. That's certainly the case with an infographic that shows Google's APIs as a periodic table. ...
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Fight multiple sclerosis using YouTube and other social media tools

Fight multiple sclerosis using YouTube and other social media tools | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Multiple sclerosis patients are just getting into social media, and their tool of choice appears to be YouTube.
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